best jazz colleges

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  1. youngmaynard

    youngmaynard New Friend

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    hey iam a young trumpet player just out of high school who earned the louie armstrong jazz award and also the john sousa award and was also 1st trumpet in the state jazz band just looking to get some opinions on where some good places to go for jazz would be help please
     
  2. TrentAustin

    TrentAustin Fortissimo User

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    In no particular order:

    Berklee, NEC, Manhattan, IU (Indiana), Miami, McGill, SUNY Purchase, etc etc
     
  3. Brekelefuw

    Brekelefuw Fortissimo User

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    Humber College in Toronto.
     
  4. The BuZZ

    The BuZZ Pianissimo User

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    William Patterson in NJ is solid as well..........
     
  5. S-Money

    S-Money Pianissimo User

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    How's Ohio State University? Didn't Sean Jones graduate from there?
     
  6. Ray Vega

    Ray Vega Pianissimo User

    The trumpet faculty at Purchase includes:
    Jon Faddis
    Jim Rotondi
    Scott Wendholt
    and yours truly......
    The level of players coming into our program just keeps getting better year after year. I'm having way too much fun!!
     
  7. mike ansberry

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    North Texas State...oops, University of North Texas
     
  8. John P

    John P Piano User

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    I'm pretty sure Sean Jones went to Grand Valley State in Ohio.
     
  9. sublmbadfish

    sublmbadfish Pianissimo User

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    De Paul University. Id venture to say our jazz ensemble and combos here are quite amazing.
     
  10. bandman

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    UNT, and ummmmm... UNT, and of course there is UNT!
     

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